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  • The Golden Family

    The descendants of [[:jebe-khan]] are referred to collectively as [[The Golden Family]]. Their various interrelationships are described below. Names that are starred (*) are Great Khans. Parentheses following a name contain royal titles or other …

  • Realms Chronology

    What follows is a history of the _Forgotten Realms_ focused specifically on the nations and peoples of [[The Tuigan Empire]] and its surrounding areas. Much of this is official material; elsewhere, it is my own invention. In such cases I have attempted to …

  • History

    The campaign area has undergone drastic changes in the half century between 1372 and 1427 DR. Anything that you or your character can learn about this history is found in the pages below. [[Realms Chronology]] [[The Fencing of Thay]] [[The Alliance]] …

  • The Fencing of Thay

    The Fencing of Thay is the name given to the prolonged siege of [[Thay]] by the [[Tuigan]] and her other neighbors, by means of which the once-mighty nation has been drastically humbled. This campaign began shortly after [[The Demonwar]], when [[:jebe- …

  • The Alliance

    The Alliance is the name given to the quartet of western powers that united with the [[Tuigan]] in [[The Fencing of Thay]]. [[Aglarond]], [[Rashemen]], [[Thesk]] and [[Mulhorand]] have been able to contain [[The Red Wizards]] in a much-contracted [[Thay]].

  • The Red Wizards

    The Red Wizards are the power brokers in the xenophobic magocracy of [[Thay]]. Their order comprises several thousand specialist wizards of all schools, each of which is headed by a leader known as a Zulkir. Foremost among these is the lich Szass Tam, …

  • The Great Raids

    The Great Raids were a series of four campaigns between 1395 and 1424 in which hordes of [[Shaaran]] and [[Tuigan]] riders lashed out at the settled lands on the borders of [[The Shaar]], eventually destroying all the trading cities on the caravan roads …

  • The Demonwar

    The Demonwar is the name given to a series of regional conflicts that convulsed [[The Eastern Realms]] primarily between 1382 and 1398, though the roots of the war go back to 1372. [[:jebe-khan | Jebe Khan]] and his companions were some of the most …

  • The Dragon Embassy

    In 1416 [[:tewodros | Tewodros]], Emperor of [[Gezer]], was responsible for opening the hidden empire to the outside world. He judged that the presence of large numbers of [[Tuigan]] and [[Shaaran]] nomads on the plains east of [[The Dragonsword Mountains …